Project Lead, Spk, has recently moved to Digital Illusions CE (a.k.a. DICE - they make Battlefield) and has been busy settling in there and moving to a new country. However, he's had a few weeks to get accustomed to the meatballs and the Swedish ladies, so I'm sure he'll be back to business on ND within no time. Below left is SJ's latest piece, the Hydra grenade launcher; and, right, the Commander-placed turret.
For the rest of the news, details on the new turret design features and info on our search for new animators, be sure to read up on the main site (link below).